Today's News

  • Take another look at God’s stimulus plan

    Here is the stimulas package America needs to come up with. It is very simple.

    Just look at 2 Chronicles 7:14:

    If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land.

  • Edwards joins teammates at NAIA World Series

     Campbellsville University’s baseball team made their first-ever appearance in the NAIA World Series recently with hometown athlete Craig Edwards. Edwards is a 2008 graduate of Spencer County and is pictured in the second row, third from right.

    NAIA World Series highlights:

    Campbellsville def. #4 William Penn, 5-2

    Kansas Wesleyan def. #1-Campbellsville, 5-4

    Campbellsville def. #2-Lindenwood, 17-8

    Campbellsville def. #3-Kansas Wesleyan, 11-0

    Campbellsville def. #3-Kansas Wesleyan, 4-0

  • Knights donate to Backpack Buddies

    ROBIN BASS/The Spencer Magnet

  • Body, Mind and Spirit awards

    This is the third year for the Jewish Hospital-Shelbyville Auxiliary’s Body Mind & Spirit Awards.  The Auxiliary created these awards to honor women in our community – not with a focus on business or industry, but to recognize the contributions of women who serve as examples to the rest of us for their stewardship of home, health or spiritual matters.

  • Church happenings

    “Beyond the

    Ashes” concert

    Beyond the Ashes will be in concert Saturday at 6 p.m. at Mount Eden Christian Church, located at 12241 Mount Eden Road (Hwy 53), in Mount Eden. A love offering will be taken following the concert. This group will be performing at the Grand Ole Opry in the weeks following their Mount Eden appearance.

    Big Spring dinner and music benefit

  • Guzman signs with St. Catharine College

    Submitted to The Spencer Magnet

    Mitchell Guzman, a catcher/infielder from Spencer County High School signed an offer last week to play baseball at St. Catharine College.

    “It is always nice to sign players from nearby schools and we are happy to have Mitchell in the Patriot baseball program,” said SCC assistant Terry Davis.

    Guzman played for Steve Slaughter at Spencer County. His plans are to major in psychology at St. Catharine. He is the son of Lisa and Brian Logan.

  • Eagle Scout awarded for his feat

    Adam Villanova received his Eagle Scout award in a ceremony May 3.  His is the son of Mike and Anne Villanova of Taylorsville.

    Taylorsville Mayor Don Pay awarded Villanova with a proclamation honoring his commitment to scouting.  U.S. Army Sergeant First Class Robert Mackenzie also gave an award to Adam for his achievement.

    Scoutmaster Kelly Creed gave the Eagle Presentation, and David Haskell,special guest speaker, gave a stirring presentation of the Eagle Charge, which is a challenge to live up to the honor code of Eagle Scout.

  • Purple traps for ash borer

    Those who live or plan to travel close to the Ohio River this summer likely will see purple prisms hanging from ash trees.  These prisms are traps for emerald ash borer.

    About 3,000 traps were put up across the state in 2008.

  • Track team brings home the medals

    The SCHS track team wrapped up their season at the AA State  Championship at the University of Louisville on May 22.  Over 2,000 athletes from eighty schools competed in 18 track and field events, giving their all for themselves and their schools.

  • UK hoops fans are in for a buzzing summer

    Newsmaker follies.

    √ Billy Clyde Gillispie sued the University of Kentucky from Dallas.

    √ UK sued him back from Frankfort.

    √ John Calipari’s NCAA demons past, real, imagined or massaged by media conspirators (snicker), came back to bite ... the University of Memphis.

    Part of UK’s Big Blue Nation was so incensed by those with the nerve to spoil Coach Cal’s honeymoon, one was moved to recycle an old Jerry Tarkanian adage: “The NCAA is so mad at Kentucky, they’re going after Cleveland State.”